Human Rights

Innocent victims
Globe Human Rights Struggles

Innocent victims

The romanticized depiction of war shows gallant young soldiers bravely fighting for freedom or democracy for their country. However comforting this image may be, it is a far cry from the gruesome realities of war. One of the realities of war most overlooked is that of the children in occupied […]

Search for sanctuary
Human Rights Multiculture

Search for sanctuary

In the U.K., homosexuality stopped being illegal in the 1960’s. In other countries, however, it is a life or death situation today, and it stands to be seen whether those affected will be granted asylum elsewhere. Kiana Firouz faces this problem today. An Iranian lesbian who faced danger because of […]

Raising awareness on campus
Human Rights United Kingdom

Raising awareness on campus

Students and young adults are the life blood of any movement, and so it is important to reach out to and educate this social segment in order to garner support. It makes sense, then, that Palestinian Awareness Day should be held at a university. More specifically, it will be held […]

Rally for Wikileaks
Globe Human Rights Movement

Rally for Wikileaks

“In the race between secrecy and truth, it seems inevitable that truth will always win.”These were the words of a young Rupert Murdoch, at the time the owner and editor of Adelaide’s The News. These are also the words that represent the feelings of many today regarding Wikileaks. The controversy […]

Alfonso Castillo
Human Rights Latin America

Letters to protect Castillo

In August last year, this human rights defender in Colombia received a death threat by the paramilitary group known as the ‘Aguilas Negras’ -‘Black Eagles’. Since then, Justice for Columbia began a campaign to request greater security from the Columbian government for the activist Alfonso Castillo through a letter addressed […]